NEW YORK (May 31, 2016) — In an unparalleled achievement, McDermott Will & Emery has been ranked for the seventh straight year as the nation’s only top-tier law firm in healthcare by Chambers USA, one of the most prestigious directory services for law firms.
In bestowing the honor, Chambers wrote that McDermott’s Health Industry Advisory Practice Group is the “Standout healthcare powerhouse leading the way in complex, multijurisdictional transactions for high-profile clients.” Chambers further lauded the “Large and impressively versatile team offers well-honed expertise in all areas of healthcare law, including data privacy matters and government investigations.”
With this latest accolade, McDermott remains the market-leader in the health law marketplace, where it has also received top honors from other elite legal directories, The Legal 500 USA and U.S. News—Best Lawyers. McDermott was also the past recipient of Chambers’ “Health Team of the Year” awards in 2010 and 2013.
Clients interviewed by Chambers USA praised McDermott’s Health practice. One client noted, "They are a go-to firm for sophisticated major healthcare transactions.” Another client observed that, “They are the gold standard in terms of their depth and breadth."
“We take great pride in this most prestigious honor,” said Stephen W. Bernstein, partner and International Head of McDermott’s Health Industry Advisory Group. “This recognition is the result of direct feedback from our clients, and knowing that our clients find our advice practical, creative, responsive and business focused is tremendously gratifying; we don’t take for granted the trust our clients place in our team.”
In addition to its Band 1 status in the national healthcare category, McDermott received Band 1 rankings in the healthcare category at the state level for its practices in California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois and Massachusetts.
Chambers USA identified ten McDermott partners as “notable practitioners” at the national level. Firm partners in this group include Joel Michaels, Ira Coleman, Gary Scott Davis, Bernadette Broccolo, Michael Peregrine, Michael Anthony, Christopher Jedrey, Eric Gordon, James Owens and Practice Group Leader, Stephen Bernstein. At the state level, Chambers named 29 Firm partners among its top health law practitioners.
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About McDermott Will & Emery’s Health Practice
McDermott is regarded as the undisputed leader in health care law by all the major legal directories, receiving top tier rankings from the following: Chambers USA, Legal 500 USA, US News-Best Lawyers and Chambers Europe. McDermott serves as a trusted, knowledgeable and innovative advisor to all types of health care organizations. The health care team helps clients successfully navigate regulatory requirements and seize business opportunities. By building multidisciplinary teams of specialists, McDermott helps clients achieve their goals in a dynamic and complex health care marketplace.
About McDermott Will & Emery
McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.